What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name PAUL, KARYN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $26,496.00 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORER, VALERIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $26,496.00 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPAILLAT, HEIDY Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $26,495.40 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, JAMES J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $26,495.00 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISSLER, LINDA F Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $26,494.77 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, SHAWN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $26,494.74 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TZANIS, EKATERINA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $26,493.80 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, JASON E Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $26,493.72 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGALIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $26,493.36 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JOHNA L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $26,493.29 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JOSEPH K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $26,492.51 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, BEVERLY A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $26,492.22 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMP, SHARLENE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $26,492.04 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, MARITZA Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $26,491.62 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LORI E Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $26,491.59 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $26,491.19 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERT, LAURIE A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $26,490.94 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, MOLLIE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $26,490.94 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPO, JASON D Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $26,490.76 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADDING, STEVEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,490.75 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, JENNA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $26,490.61 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDDOCK, SARAH C Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $26,490.53 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, MATTHEW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $26,490.43 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERAN, KATHRYN A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $26,490.35 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, RAYMOND J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $26,488.92 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTO, DINA R Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $26,488.80 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEE, PATRICK A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $26,488.53 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, JOSHUA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,488.00 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ADAM W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,488.00 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,486.38 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, YVONNE M Employer name Otsego County Amount $26,486.09 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JUDY M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $26,486.02 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, FRAN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $26,485.87 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, ANTHONY T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $26,485.61 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHBURY, FLORENCE J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $26,485.37 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $26,484.97 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, ABIGAIL E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $26,484.97 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMUTTER, KIM M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $26,484.60 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, RACHELLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $26,484.13 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGISTU, SAMUEL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,484.13 Date 09/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, CHAD R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $26,483.75 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, JANET G Employer name Cortland County Amount $26,483.59 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, VIRGINIA E Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $26,483.32 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, KEVIN A Employer name City of Troy Amount $26,483.11 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESHEIWAT, JASON J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $26,482.91 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $26,482.68 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODEN, LAURI A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $26,482.29 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACHOTNIK, JESSICA E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $26,482.07 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, CAROLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $26,481.63 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, JOSEPH D Employer name Seneca County Amount $26,481.48 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODY, KATHLEEN E Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $26,481.42 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SARAH M Employer name Broome County Amount $26,481.21 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARES, DAWN S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $26,481.21 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVENS, MARVIN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $26,480.98 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRRIONE, KIM M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $26,480.51 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, HENRY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $26,480.37 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, EDYTHE N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $26,480.30 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $26,480.24 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, KAYLA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $26,480.20 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSKINE, SHARON J Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $26,479.82 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINELLA, JOANNE C Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $26,479.65 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, PASCUAL Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $26,479.52 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZONI, ADAM C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $26,479.03 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CHRISTINA C Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $26,478.65 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW J Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $26,478.48 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANCES Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $26,478.05 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GAIL A Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $26,477.62 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, ANN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $26,477.50 Date 02/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, RYAN V Employer name Ulster County Amount $26,477.47 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMBS, GABRIELA R Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $26,477.34 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, MARIA E Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $26,477.28 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, FRANCES Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $26,476.95 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, BRENDA L Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $26,476.49 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUITER, ANN M Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $26,476.00 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLENTHINE, KYLE W Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $26,475.81 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, PATRICK S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $26,475.80 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMER, MARYELLEN Employer name Orleans County Amount $26,475.54 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, NICOLE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $26,475.40 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NATHAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $26,475.40 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSLEIGH, FAHREN L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $26,475.30 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFGREN, LORETTA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $26,474.46 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, KEVIN L Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $26,473.67 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTIATO, JONI Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $26,473.50 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, LAURA E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $26,473.19 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECA-RUSSELL, SUZANNE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $26,473.04 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINNEY, HOLLY A Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $26,473.01 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KAREN M Employer name Walton CSD Amount $26,472.66 Date 02/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENI, LINDA M Employer name Town of Gates Amount $26,471.83 Date 05/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGER, NANCY A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $26,471.36 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHAFFY, JONATHAN R Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $26,471.33 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSON, ROBERT J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $26,471.25 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIRIOTIS, IRENE Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $26,471.23 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMESS, MARCIA P Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $26,471.10 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEE ANN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $26,470.54 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGALE, WENDY Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $26,470.46 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSZ, LISA M Employer name Town of Louisville Amount $26,470.31 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, ZANDRA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $26,469.64 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLNER, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $26,469.25 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JULIE ANN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $26,469.18 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANNANTE, DANIELLE L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $26,468.24 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System